Tour Style : Private Tour
After picking you up from your hotel early in the morning, we will go Soganli Valley. There are many rock-hewn churches which are date back from the 9th to 13th centuries.
Then we will go Taskinpasa which is a typical Cappadocian Village, there is a Medrese (theological school) and a antiquated mosque, both are built during the Seljuk period.
After we have our lunch break, we will go and visit the monastaries in Keslik which is one of the biggest monastic areas in Cappadocia.
There is lots of churches are carved into rocks, and its the biggest refectory in the whole Keslik area.
Then we will go to visit an old Greek Village in Cemil, a small village near Urgup and a place where is settled by Christians long time ago.
Some people still live in caves now and the main industry is farming. The last spot of the tour is in Kayakapi which is an old Christian City.
What is included
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned coach
• Professional and experienced English-speaking tour guide
• Return transfer to your hotel at approx. 5:00pm
Not included :
Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours
Highly Recommended in Cappadocia :
Hot-Air Balloon Ride: 150 Euros per person (no child reduction)
Whirling Dervishes Show: 40 Euros per person
Turkish Night (traditional folk dances, belly dancers, unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, 3-course meal, transfer to and from your hotel): 60 Euros per person
Turkish Baths (Hamam): 40 Euros per person
Horseriding: 30 Euros per person (1 hour)
ATV / Quad: 30 Euros (1 hour)
Traditional Arts and Crafts in Turkey - Gifts and Souvenirs from Turkey:
Turkey has a rich history of authentic traditional handicrafts. Most famous Turkish items come from Cappadocia and goods were handmade here and transported along the Silk Road to Istanbul and the coastal areas.
Carpets and kilims: Carpets and kilims from Central Anatolia are world-famous. In Cappadocia, carpets are still handmade on authentic looms using natural dyes for the wool. You can see a free demonstration to see these age-old techniques still in use today.
Ceramic and pottery: Cappadocia has been famous since Hittite times for the beautiful and unique pottery and ceramics. Today, the best of the traditional ceramics and tiles on sale in Istanbul and other major cities are made in Avanos, Cappadocia.
Onyx and semi-precious stones: In Turkey, Cappadocia has the onyx mines where the highest quality onyx is found. Local artisans are experts at making items of jewellery made with precious and semi-precious stones, silver, and 22 and 24 carat gold.
Leather goods: Turkey is one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of leather goods. You can find a wide range of quality leather goods in Uchisar, Cappadocia.
Spices: Istanbul Spice Market, once the largest spice trading venue of the medieval world, with its abundant stalls still featuring piles of edible exotics is a definite highlight for anyone exploring Istanbul.